College Events & Information
This page is organized alphabetically by college then chronologically by event.
The following college representatives will be in the TMP-M Student Center:
Tuesday, January 8 Fort Hays State University 8am
Assumption College (Worcester, MA)
$2,500 renewable scholarship for graduates of Catholic high schools that are are accepted for admission. Consideration for additional scholarships up to $25,000.
Light The Way Scholarship – A $25,000 renewable scholarship awarded for up to 50 students who contribute to make the world a better place. Apply for admission & scholarship by December 15 by clicking here.
Audition Days – Nov 10, Jan 26, Feb 9 & March 2. Scholarships are available to music majors and non-music majors. Recipients must be accepted for admission to Baker University. Schedule an audition by calling 785-594-8478 or email at: perform@bakerU.edu Learn more at: bakerU.edu/music or bakerU.edu/theatre
Barton Community College
Junior Day – February 13 from 9:30am to 1pm. Attend college classes, tour campus and housing. Lunch is included. All students who attend will be entered in a drawing for one $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships. Sign up here by February 1.
Student Athletic Trainers wanted for Books & Tuition scholarships. Interested? Go to: www.BartonSports.com/SportsMed Click on “Join Orr Team” then click on “Student Athletic Trainer Questionnaire”
Senior Preview Day – January 21
Junior Preview Day – April 15
Presidential Scholarship Celebration – December 1 and February 18. Register for any Bethany College Visit Days at 800-826-2281 or www.bethanylb.edu
Butler Community College
Grizzly Senior Days – November 16(Andover campus) & November 17(El Dorado campus). To register go to: butlercc.edu/senior-days or call 316-322-3382 by November 12.
Colby Community College
Senior Day – November 14. Scholarship for Campus visit if you go before November 15 Priority Deadline for Scholarship applications: December 15.
Junior Day –February 6 from 10:30am-3:00pm. Includes tour of campus, lunch, visit with academic advisors, talk to coaches & extracurricular directors as well as entertainment & activities. RSVP by January 30th at: www.colbycc.edu/juniorday
Certificate of Completion for high school students in Solar PV and Small Wind Technology. Primarily online and funded by SB 155. Courses are offered every 8 weeks.
Creative Center – College of Art & Design
Open House– Saturday, October 13 from 11am-2pm.
Emporia State University
Apply and be admitted by December 1 to be entered into a drawing for one of four Early Bird application $1,000 scholarships.
Fort Hays State University
FHSU representative will be at TMP-M October 8th from 8-8:51am.
Majors and Graduate Programs Fair(MGPF)-Thursday, October 18 from 11am-3pm in the FHSU Memorial Union Ballroom. Talk to students and staff about programs.
Your Next Step November 5th from 4-8pm in Picken Hall. For Ellis County Seniors and parents. This event is an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Admissions and Financial aid representatives to answer any questions you may have about college applications, financial aid, housing or getting involved on campus. No registration is required.
Tiger Day – November 10. For juniors & seniors. Spend a day on the FHSU campus for talks with admissions, and academic fair, a co-curricular fair, academic department visits and student panel discussions. 8am-1:15pm. RSVP by November 2.
Tiger Takeoff – November 13. Tour campus, visit an academic department, learn about financial aid, free t-shirt & lunch. Questions? Contact Kyle Stackenemail@example.com or 785-639-2907. Reserve your seat today at: fhsu.edu/admissions/upcoming-events
FHSU Department of Applied Technology Jr/Sr Day. November 14th, 9am-3pm. Register with Mr. Zachman by Wednesday, November 7. For those interested in Construction Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Design Technology, Manufacturing Technology, and Technology & Engineering Education.
Honors College -Application deadline is March 8. Admissions requirements: 28 ACT composite and cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher. Apply at: fhsu.edu/Honors
Hutchinson Community College
Senior Day – November 2. Pre-registration required. For info or to register click here.
Kansas State University
Health Professions Day – October 31. For more info or to register click here.
Engineering Scholars Day-October 22. For high school seniors who have an ACT composite of 28 or above and a high school cumulative GPA of 3.6 or above. Register by Monday, October 8 at: engg.k-state.edu/scholars-day
Celebration of Diversity & College Success- November 7. A college visit day with emphasis on multicultural organizations, academic opportunities and connections. For info or to register click here.
Junior Days – March 25, April 1, 8, 29 and May 3. For more info or to register click here.
Senior Days – February 8 & 18. For more info or to register click here.
Fraternity Recruitment – February 1 & 2. Register by January 30. Cost-$40. Click here for info & register.
Just for Juniors – Wichita: February 11 and Kansas City: March 26. K-State students will share what it’s like to be a college student at K-State, learn about the more than 250 degree programs, talk with admissions and financial assistance representatives and register for a chance to win one of three $100 scholarships to K-State. For more info or to register go to: www.K-State.com/JustForJuniors
Engineering Day – April 5. For high school 9th-11th graders who want to explore the field of engineering. Pre-register at: engg.k-state.edu/engineering-day
For Sophomores Only – April 5.
Open House – Saturday, April 6.
Kansas State University Polytechnic
Sophomore Day – February 22
Junior/Senior Day – March 1
Polytechnic Wildcat for a Day – February 7-8 and April 11-12.
Open House – April 6
Scholarships – Up to $15,000 based on GPA and ACT. Up to $3,000 for Presidential Scholars. Up to $8,000 for students majoring or participating in: Art, Band, Business, Choir, DIgital Media, Education, Entrepreneurship, E-Sports, Science or Theatre.
Bulldog Visit Days – Oct. 20 & May 4
Auto Restoration Visit Days – Sept 28, Nov 16, March 8 & May 4
Presidential Scholarship Competition Days – Up to $18,000 in renewal scholarships. Oct 13, Nov 17, Feb 8 & March 30.
NorthCentral Kansas Technical College
NCK Spotlight Days in Hays/Beloit. 9:30am-2:30pm. This FREE event is for any interested high school student. Lunch will be provided. See Mr. Zachman to register.
Transportation Technology Day-February 20. Ag Equipment Technology, Automotive Collision Technology, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology. Register by Feb 15.
Health Day-February 22. A.D. Nursing, Culinary arts, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing. Register by February 15
Construction Day-February 26. Carpentry/Cabinetmaking, Electrical Technology, Heavy Equipment Operation, Plumbing/Heating/AC, Welding. Register by February 20.
Business & Technology Day-February 28 Automated Controls Technology, Business Management, Business Technology, Digital Marketing, Information Technology. Register by February 20.
Northwest Kansas Technical College
Latino Student Leadership Day – November 8, from 9am-3:30pm(CST). Registration is due October 31 and is $20 per person. Includes lunch and t-shirt. For more info or to register email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Day – November 13th from 9:30am-2pm (CST). For more info visit: nwktc.edu
Maverick Madness – Students who tour campus during the month of March receive an application fee waiver, are entered into a drawing for a free IPAD with an application, and receive a gift card to our bookstore.
Junior Day – May 2 from 8:30am-12:30pm. For more info visit nwktc.edu or call 785-890-3641
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
SCAD Day – September 29, October 20 & Jan 12
SCAD Spotlight Days – November 2, December 8. Register for both here
Distinguished Scholars Award– $20,000 renewable award. Students must be recommended by a teacher or counselor and have a GPA of 3.75 and an ACT composite of 30. Nomination and completed portfolios must be received by February 1.
University of Kansas
Honors College – Five criteria for admission: ACT/SAT, unweighted GPA, high school curriculum, resume and an essay. Apply by November 1 at: honors.ku.edu/apply
Crimson & Blue Day (Open House) Friday, October 12 from 8:30am-4pm. Click here to register.
Mini Crimson & Blue Days-October 18 & 19. This is similar to an Open House with sessions you choose from – you do not select times when you register – you simply attend the sessions you want to attend. Click here to view a sample itinerary and to register.
Journeys & Destinations: Exploring Careers in Health & Science – November 7 from 9am-2pm at the Hays Medical Center. Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 31. Cost is $5 per student. Each high school is limited to 10 students. See Mr. Zachman to sign up. Click here for more information.
Women in Health Care: The Next Generation – An event November 14-16 for ten Junior and/or Senior girls who have a strong interest and commitment to health care careers. This is a great opportunity to interact with health profession students and faculty at KU Medical Center. For a flyer click here. For more information go to: www.kumc.edu/WIHC
Summer Venture in Business – The program is for underrepresented ethnic minority students in high school and/or potential first-generation college students who are interested in business. Rising 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students will learn about aspects of the college experience both in and out of the classroom. In addition to exposing participants to business topics, Summer Venture aims to equip students with the tools and knowledge for how to apply to the university, succeed in college, and prosper in their careers. All participants will receive a scholarship that covers the general cost of the program. More information can be found on the School of Business website. Apply Feb. 1-April 7.
University of Nebraska Kearney
Teachers Scholars Academy – Forty free tuition scholarships for future teachers, plus up to $8,000 per year toward other education expenses. Apply at: unk.edu/FutureTeachers
Open House – October 17
Leadership Institute Scholarships due November 30. Renewable scholarships up to $1,000. 3.0 GPA and 24 ACT required. Apply at: washburn.edu/leadership
Garvey Scholarship Exam – To qualify for Washburn University renewable scholarships from $500 -$2,000 you must have a high school cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and take the Garvey Scholarship exam. First, apply for WU admission by December 1. Exam is available in Hays Saturday, December 1 at 9am. Other dates & locations are available. Register for the exam here.
Wichita State University
Distinguished Scholarship Invitational – Scholarships up to $64,000. Submit application materials to WSU by October 15. Minimum ACT of 27 OR minimum GPA of 3.5 OR rank in Top 10% of class. Submit DSI application by November 1. For more information or to apply click here.
Diversity Leadership Symposium–October 25
Shocker Saturdays – February 16, March 16 & 23, April 13.
Black & Yellow Days – Feb. 18 & April 5. For high school juniors & seniors.
Major Exploration Day – Feb 22. For students who are still deciding their major.
Freshman and Sophomore Day – April 20.
W.S.You – A come and go program for admitted students from 9am-3pm Saturday, March 30. Meet other future Shockers, register for orientation, speak with an advisor, learn about financial aid, and more. RSVP at: wichita.edu/wsyou or call 316-978-3085.
The following college representatives will be in the TMP-M Student Center:
Tuesday, Oct 23 University of Kansas 8am
Monday, Oct 29 Northwest Kansas Technical College 8am
Tuesday, Oct 30 Benedictine College 8am
Tuesday, Nov 6 Washburn University 8am
Monday, Nov 26 Barton Community College 8am